Sirindhorn Museum: Dinosaurs

The Sirindhorn Museum is the first dinosaur fossil museum in Thailand which establishes a purpose of studying and researching fossils. The museum is located in the province of Kalasin, a significant dinosaur fossil excavation site in Northeast Thailand. Kalasin is well known for its Phuthai culture, Phraewa silk, and Lampao reservoir. The Sirindhorn Museum does significant research on dinosaur fossils and other vertebrates. Within the museum, there is an exhibition building that showcases Sirindhorn’s findings. Originally, Sirindhorn was known as Phu Kum Khao Dinosaur Research Center until 1995 once Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visited the site and established the development project for the dinosaur museum. The Sirindhorn Museum was opened to the public as a dinosaur museum in 2007 and named after Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.